a compliment to the "hoblet" (269323) and part of our small animal rescue sanctu
petra at Natures Energy Centre & Animal Sanctuary
About petra at Natures Energy Centre & Animal Sanctuary
My husband and myself have been with VRBO/Homeaway for over 12 years now renting the award winning Hoblet (see 269323). Due to success (of which we are grateful for) and bookings we found we needed to offer another "space", must be those adorable donkeys! as we are usually booked almost a year in advance in the summer. Our reviews and awards have provided us with the opportunity to provide a wonderful home for the critters that we share our space with. My years as a professional tour guide and travel agent, and together my husband Iiving in several different countries have provided us with an insight in trying to provide a comfortable and unique rental vacation experience.
Why petra at Natures Energy Centre & Animal Sanctuary chose Niagara Falls
Unique and centrally located in the heart of the Niagara Peninsula in rural Niagara Falls. Proceeds of the rentals from the Hoblet and the Twiglet help to maintain and keep and continue rescuing animals.
What makes this Cottage unique
MOTHER NATURE and an intimate setting and interaction with our adorable critters that call Natures Energy Centre home
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Children not allowed
Minimum age of primary renter:21
we highly recommend cancellation insurance at time of booking
fire bowl can only burn manufactured logs (we supply)
smoking permitted on outside patio and deck areas
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Beautiful property, Petra, Mush and the animals were awesome. Will definitely visit again
Thanks so much for taking the time to send your review. We enjoyed hosting you, such fun and great energy (and leaving the Twiglet so tidy, much appreciated!).
Hope to see you again
We had a very relaxing off-the-grid weekend in the Twiglet. The animals are adorable and well cared for. Petra and Mush were very welcoming and we didn't have to do any chores.
....glad you enjoyed the Twiglet and the sanctuary! Thanks for bringing carrots and treats for the gang (your chore, lol). Its great to get away from the "www", sometimes and just enjoy good old mother nature (though TV, movies, and all the comfort creatures are here, just not wifi (unless you REALLY need it!).
Petra,Mush and rescues so friendly and welcoming. Can't wait to visit again. Such caring hosts.
It was our pleasure, thanks so much for the kind words and hope to see you again.
A Little Slice Of Heaven
This was the most amazing place to visit. We stayed in the super cool tiny house the Twiglet It is small but it felt big. Surrounded by beautiful plants, decks, and a wonderful garden pond with rescued gold fish. Super clean and comfortable as well. It’s really an awesome place. You feel so relaxed every corner of it.
Our wonderful hosts were very sweet and helpful to our needs. We had everything we needed. Special fire logs were available on request which we enjoyed. The location can not be better as it’s 15-20 minutes away from just about anything you want to visit.
Now we have to mention the rescue sanctuary. Beautiful lovingly cared for animals were such a treat to be around, I loved donkeys so much so I really enjoyed them yet pigs wandering around, mules and goats requesting treats added to this unique experience. I just can’t say enough about this place. We will definitely make the nine hour drive again and be happy to do it.
Thank you so very much for everything to Petra and Mush.
....you two are great, we soooo enjoyed having you, especially someone who loves donkeys as much as we do. Your kind words are appreciated. Wish we could just "beam you up here" so you didn't have to drive so long, lol.
Wishing you all the very best and hope to see you again. Thanks for all your considerate gestures!
The Twiglet was perfect for my solo getaway!
I really enjoyed my stay at The Twiglet. Petra and Mush were wonderful! They truly treated me like family and made me feel welcome. The tiny house had everything I needed, and the outdoor areas were fantastic, particularly the back deck and goldfish pond. I practiced yoga and meditation out there every morning and sat and read out there every evening. It was divine! The location is great, close enough to major roadways and easy to navigate anywhere you want to go...the falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Welland Canal, shopping and conveniences, etc...but far enough away to enjoy some quiet and rest as well. The animals are also a delight! I struck up a friendship with the goats, George and Monty, as well as a couple of the donkeys, and I miss them now that I'm back home.
I'm a full-time caregiver for an aging parent with Parkinson's disease and a small business owner, so time to myself is hard to come by. I booked The Twiglet specifically to enjoy a few days alone to rest and recharge, and it was just what I needed. I will definitely return!
Thanks so much for taking the time to write your review. Especially time being so precious to you. We really enjoyed having you and are so so glad you were able to enjoy some of Niagara and have some well deserved R & R. Our hearts go out to you and your family and we wish you the very best. (Our dad had Parkinsons). George and Monty said they would love to see again, lol.
With appreciation and best wishes, Mush and Petra and the gang
My family and I rented the Hoblet and the Twiglet, to experience something different than your typical hotel stay, for my son's baseball tournament in Niagara! From the moment we booked, until we arrived home, Petra and Mush were fantastic hosts. Petra greeted us with open arms and made sure we were comfortable for the duration of our stay. She offered us touring information, extra fans, and made sure we were keeping cool (temperatures were 35+ all weekend). The Hoblet had everything we needed to get through the weekend, and my parents really enjoyed the Twiglet! Mush set up a fire for us, even though we didn't end up using it because of the temperatures. The property is perfectly cozy, and the animals are absolutely fantastic. They are very interactive and friendly, even with my little ones. Petra even noticed that I overbooked our stay when we talked about checking out! Petra and Mush offered little gifts to our children and made them feel right at home. We will most definitely be back in the fall or early winter, and we cannot wait! Thank you, Petra and Mush, for providing us with the perfect family getaway! See you soon!
Thanks so much for your review. What a great family, such fun. Also a big congratulations for winning the tournament, well done.
We appreciate you choosing not just the Hoblet bu the Twiglet too! big thanks for your patronage. We hope to see you again, hope you and your family enjoy the rest of the summer.
Part of the attraction of the twiglet and hoblet are the rescued animals of which your rental helps fund. Meet and the gang, the donkeys, mule, goats and potbelly pigges.
We are a short drive (15 min) to the brink of the Horseshoe Falls and all the touristy "stuff".. Our intentions is to reintroduce you to the natural beauty and serenity of the forest and the peace and love of looking into a donkeys soul. Not to mention the odd piggy squeal for attention.
George and Monty are the greeters and the hoblet and Homey and Buddy are the greeters for the twiglet.
We like to encourage you to get unplugged, but for those that desperately need to be connected, let us know and we can offer a few choices. We also will be happy to suggest and custom plan outings and excursions. There is so much more than just the falls here in the Niagara Peninsula and we have a little info centre and "booklet" with suggestions;
Petra's tips, tricks and trips.